happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 13 - 15 October
Things To Do For The Weekend 13 - 15 October
Updated on 13 October 2023

Dubai is the ultimate destination for fun, excitement, and adventure. With a constant stream of new concerts, events, and pop-up experiences in this vibrant emirate, Dubai becomes the ideal place to explore during the weekend. If you're looking for weekend activities and things to do, Discover Dubai has put together an exclusive guide to help you make the most of your upcoming weekend in Dubai. Discover the perfect ways to enjoy your time in this dynamic city. 

Enjoy ‘The Exorcist: Believer’ Movie With Live Actor

When 13 October 

Where Roxy Cinemas in Dubai Hills Mall

Get ready to embrace the eerie atmosphere at Roxy Cinemas this Friday as you dive into a spine-chilling cinematic adventure. On 13 October, Roxy Cinemas will host a unique movie featuring live entertainers alongside the screening of 'The Exorcist: Believer,' taking you deep into the heart of darkness. The theatre will be transformed into a night of terror, offering two screening options: the Silver experience at 10pm and the XTREME, the most giant cinema screen in the Middle East, at 11.30pm. To elevate your cinema experience, you can savour a variety of exclusive spooky treats, including Halloween-themed candies and a burger that's monstrously delicious. Given the limited availability of tickets for this unique screening, secure your seat for this unforgettable cinematic experience on Roxy Cinema's website.

www.roxycinema.com

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Enjoy Stand-up Comedy With Selfdirve Laughter Factory 

When 13 And 14 October 

Where Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach

Conclude your Friday with a dose of laughter at the UAE's longest-running comedy night. Get ready for clever one-liners and continuous giggles as four comedians grace the stage during The Selfdrive Laughter Factory's Menace to Society tour. Leading the lineup is Dana Alexander. You can also look forward to the comedic talents of Jimmy Mcghie, the UAE-based humorist Miqdaad Dohadwala, and the hilarious Bronwyn Byrnes. Tickets are available, starting at just Dhs 160.

www.thelaughterfactory.com

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Welcome The Weekend With International DJ Cash Only 

When 13 October 

Where Tonino Lamborghini, West Palm

Kickstart your weekend with the pulsating rhythms brought to you by Cash Only (DVINE SOUNDS) and a lineup of esteemed DJs including Natalie Brogan, Jenn Getz, Alfie, Nick Holmes, Stu Laurie, and Beth Marie. Hailing from Northwest London, Cash Only has an impressive three-decade-long career that encompasses DJing, tour management, promotion, production, and being a part of the rave scene. His performance guarantees to weave a sonic tapestry in the expansive world of house music. For an elevated experience, consider the VIP package starting at Dhs 1,500. 

www.tlamborghini-marenostrum.ae

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Majid Razavi Live Concert  

When 13 October 

Where Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel 

Dubai is about to groove to the tunes of Iranian sensation Majid Razavi, as he brings his pop music to the city. Majid Razavi is undoubtedly a master of the art of singing, a talent that shines through in every piece of his work. His singles and EPs have achieved widespread popularity on leading music streaming platforms, establishing him as a singing sensation. Don't miss the chance to attend his concert, with tickets available starting at Dhs 200.

www.platinumlist.net

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Jazzy Night With Lady J 

When 13 October 

Where Theatre Of Digital Arts, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Prepare for a musical and funky weekend as Lady J and her band gear up to deliver an incredible live performance with an immersive show. This jazz trio is poised to captivate you from the first note, offering a dynamic rendition of the most iconic classics infused with jazz interpretations of popular radio hits in a 360° space. Tickets are available, starting at Dhs 150, ensuring a weekend filled with exceptional tunes and entertainment.

www.toda.ae

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Celebrate Fashion At Dubai Fashion Week

When Until 15 October 

Where Dubai Design District

Continuing the tradition of Arab Fashion Week, Dubai Fashion Week stands as a central hub where designers, luxury brands, editors, and fashion enthusiasts come together to stay informed about the latest trends in the industry. It's a grand celebration of the finest in fashion, featuring models strutting down the runway to showcase couture and ready-to-wear collections from the region and beyond. Dubai Fashion Week is hosting renowned names like Moschino, Carolina Herrera, and Jean Paul Gaultier, adding a touch of glamour to the event. For those seeking to revamp their own style, there will be an array of pop-up stores, workshops, and exclusive activations to explore. Visit Dubai Fashion Week's website to dive deeper into this stylish extravaganza.

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Sway To The Beats Of Ben&Ben

When 14 October 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

On 14 October, the Philippines' top-selling band, Ben&Ben, will grace the stage at Dubai's Coca-Cola Arena. This 9-piece band, founded in 2016 by twin brothers Miguel Benjamin and Paolo Benjamin, has gained immense popularity for their distinctive blend of folk and indie music, featuring catchy pop tunes and heartfelt lyrics. With triple platinum sales and over a billion online streams, they were named Spotify's 'Most Streamed Artist' of 2020 in the Philippines and honoured with the NME Awards 2022's Best Asian Band title. Don't miss the chance to experience Ben&Ben's concert, which promises an unforgettable night of music. Tickets start at just Dhs 149.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Sound Healing With Sagar Dugani

When 14 October

Where Theatre Of Digital Arts, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Experience the tranquillity of Sound Healing, a meditative session that harnesses the harmonious frequencies of various instruments to restore your vibrational equilibrium. From Gongs and Singing Bowls to Mouth Harps, Didgeridoo, and Ocarina, these mystical instruments, with a history spanning thousands of years, come together to offer their therapeutic benefits in a 360° setting led by Sagar Dugani. You can secure your tickets for this transformative experience, with prices starting at Dhs 260.

www.toda.ae

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Get Ready For A Knockout At WrestleFest DXB

When 14 October 

Where Warehouse 4, Al Quoz

Mark your calendar for the upcoming WrestleFest DXB event on 14 October. Previous editions have witnessed thrilling battles with pro wrestlers such as the renowned Emirati fighter Shaheen, the Dubai World Tag Team Champions Jay Blade and Zephyr, and the Dutch sensation Johnny Evers squaring off in intense competitions. Don't miss the chance to secure a ringside seat for an evening filled with action-packed matches featuring atomic drops, choke slams, and arm breakers at the Middle East's leading wrestling extravaganza. Tickets are available, starting at just Dhs 25.

www.platinumlist.net

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Comedy Night With Darren Simpson

When 14 October 

Where Theatre by QE2, Port Rashid

Prepare for a laughter-packed adventure with the highly acclaimed comedian Darren 'Whackhead' Simpson as he makes a triumphant comeback to Dubai. With a track record of winning over audiences in sold-out performances in New York, London, and South Africa, Darren is celebrated for his side-splitting phone pranks that have gone viral on TikTok. Brace yourself for a night of unforgettable merriment as Darren showcases his distinctive brand of comedy, combining clever antics and uproarious acts. Secure your tickets, starting at Dhs 125, for this comedic extravaganza.

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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Shop Till You Drop At Diwali Exhibition 

When 14 October 

Where Taj Jumeirah Lake Towers 

Prepare for a festive shopping extravaganza as Xpatzhub, a prominent event management company, presents grand Diwali exhibitions showcasing local businesses. These festive exhibitions will showcase an impressive lineup of more than 120 exhibitors. Whether you're in search of Diwali attire, matching jewellery, skincare products to achieve that festive radiance, stylish handbags, fashionable footwear, or gifting solutions, the Xpatzhub Diwali Edit exhibitions will serve as your ultimate destination for all your Diwali and festive shopping requirements. Don't miss out on the festive season's shopping spree, as entry to these exhibitions is free, and you're welcome to walk in starting at noon.

www.tajhotels.com

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Enjoy Matilda The Musical 

When Till 15 October 

Where Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard 

Get ready to be enchanted by the acclaimed Matilda The Musical, a production brought to life by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and inspired by Roald Dahl's beloved book. This captivating show, scripted by Dennis Kelly with original songs by Tim Minchin, narrates the story of an exceptional young girl armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp intellect, courageously forging her own path. With a remarkable collection of over 99 international awards, including 24 for Best Musical, Matilda The Musical is a must-see event at Dubai Opera. You can secure your tickets, with prices starting at Dhs 325, for this exceptional theatrical experience.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Watch Movies At Arab Cinema Week 

When Till 15 October 

Where Cinema Akil, Al Serkal Avenue

Cinema Akil is proud to present the second instalment of Arab Cinema Week, themed 'Human Bonds'. Curated once again by Rabih El-Khoury, this event provides a platform for film enthusiasts to delve into a diverse array of Arab narrative and documentary features, as well as short films. Among the highlights is the acclaimed work 'Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous' by Wissam Charaf. Attendees can look forward to engaging in insightful Q and A sessions with some of the film industry's most prominent directors, making it an enriching experience for cinema lovers.

www.cinemaakil.com

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